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TV show of the week – The West Wing

18 Mar

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Posted by on March 18, 2015 in TV & Documentaries

 

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6 responses to “TV show of the week – The West Wing

  1. Kibbin

    March 18, 2015 at 10:23

    Just started watching this from the beginning, really enjoying it thus far

     
    • Costas Taliadoros

      March 18, 2015 at 10:44

      Yeah me too!

      I enjoyed 2 a lot more than 1 so and now i’m on season 3.

       
  2. jameswharris

    March 18, 2015 at 13:36

    I tried a few episodes of The West Wing and didn’t get into it – but I loved The Newsroom. Maybe I should give The West Wing another try.

     
    • Costas Taliadoros

      March 18, 2015 at 17:27

      I had the opposite experience James.

      I watched 1 and 1/2 seasons of The Newsroom but found it “too in your face” with its opinions and its preaching. The West Wing does something similar to this but not to the same extent.

      Also i found the characters in The West Wing considerably more interesting and likable.

       
      • Kibbin

        March 20, 2015 at 00:36

        I don’t know the newsroom but one of the reasons I avoided the west wing was because I thought it would be too dry and political and while it can be, I guess, I love that I actually like the character and chuckle more than once per episode. Still only mid season1 though. Would like like to hear if you two would recommend this ‘Newsroom’, never heard of it, for a try as well.

         
  3. Costas Taliadoros

    March 20, 2015 at 08:27

    Yeah, i did not realise that there was this much “comedy” in The West Wing either. For me The Newsroom is exactly what you described as “too dry and political” taking itself too seriously without the interesting characters.

    I did not like it (watched 1 and 1/2 seasons) but you should definitely give it a shot.

     

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